Winning £30,000 Royal Academy of Engineering bid

Delighted to announce that Action for Involvement with the New Economics Foundation (nef), The Great Debate in Newcastle and British Science Association in London have succeeded in drawing down a £30,000 grant from the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Ingenious Grants Fund.  Our project will use NEF’s Crowd Wise technique to support graduate engineers to enhance their public engagement skills with four events over the next 12 months or so.  Steering group members include Sheffield City Council, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Renewables and The University of Sheffield.  More details to follow.

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About actionforinvolvment

We're an independent think tank, founded in 2006 to bring people in our communities together with policymakers and stakeholders. We create space often in a workshop format to pool ideas, develop networks and tackle hot topics. Since 2009, we’ve focused on the sustainability agenda such as: climate change, energy, housing, technology, transport with interest in:education, health, welfare, regulation and enforcement. Our latest project is funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious Grant and our next event on 27th June 2013 includes George Monbiot with other high level environmental policy makers.
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